CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Department of Chemical Engineering

Overview

The Department of Chemical Engineering was established in the year 1996 in MSEC, which is the first institute among self-financing colleges in Tamil Nadu which started this specialization at undergraduate level. It is one of the well-established departments with strong and well-knit faculties, good department library with relevant books and excellent laboratory facilities. The B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering is a focused programme designed to have the balanced version of theoretical knowledge and practical knowhow in the fields of Basic Science, Physics, material science, chemistry, chemical engineering process and control system, Industrial manufacturing etc. to solve industrial related chemical problems. The faculty and students are publishing their research oriented papers in National / International journals and conferences which add additional credit to the Department.

The Department organizes through its Chemical Engineering Association & CESA several students level Conferences / Seminars on latest / practical / research oriented topics and also arranges technical lecturers by eminent personalities from Industries, NIT, IIT etc., Every year, this department produces rank holders at the Anna University level including Sliver & Bronze Medalists, and maintaining best position with respect to pass percentage in this region of Anna University, Chennai. The department has cutting edge laboratories such as Mass Transfer lab, Chemical Reaction Engineering lab, Mechanical Operation lab, Technical analysis and instrumentation lab, Process control lab etc. All the equipment / instruments are available in the labs as per syllabus which includes the following also: Steam Distillation, Bubble Cap Distillation Column, Single Effect Evaporator, Batch Crystallizer, Isothermal Batch Reactor, RTD studies in CSTR, Jaw Crusher, Ball Mill, Plate and Frame Filter Press, Cyclone Separator, Digital pH meters, Calorimeter, Two Tank interacting, Non-interacting Systems, PLC trainer, Cascade Control Trainer Flow, Temperature, Level and Pressure control trainer, Pneumatic Controllers.

The students who successfully complete B.Tech Chemical Engineering will be employed in oil and refinery, fertilizers, paints, chemical, biotech, food industries, pharmaceutical, manufacturing industries in India and outside India. The Alumni are well placed in all top level Organizations.

Vision

To be a leading Chemical Engineering Department in the state and be known nationally and worldwide for its quality education and research and to produce graduates who address major societal issues and solve technical challenges faced by chemical and associated industries through environmental friendly technologies.

Mission

i. To instill students with a strong fundamental knowledge to meet the needs of a rapidly changing technological environment in process development and equipment design.

ii. To provide students with quality engineering education, so as to enable them to address the needs of chemical engineering profession in particular and society in general.

iii. To develop adoptable engineers with entrepreneurship and leadership qualities to solve scientific and environmental challenges keeping in mind the safety and ethical concerns.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

PSO1: At the end of the programme students should have knowledge of process calculations, unit operations and reaction engineering applied to chemical industries including safety, health, ethics and environmental aspects.

PSO2: At the end of the programme students should have knowledge to modify the existing process to be feasible and sustainable.

PSO3: At the end of the programme students should excel in careers in the chemical, petroleum, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, food, energy or other related process industries.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

PO1: Graduates will have the ability to apply the knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to solve domain specific engineering problems.

PO2: Graduates will have the ability to design and conduct experiments, also have the ability to analyze and interpret experimental results.

PO3: Graduates will have the ability to design systems, processes to meet specified objectives within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, ethical, health, safety and sustainability.

PO4: Graduates will have the ability to conduct investigations to solve the complex problem based on the realistic situation.

PO5: Graduates will have the ability to explore and apply the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary to solve chemical engineering problems.

PO6: Graduates will have the knowledge about engineer’s responsibility for the up-liftment of the society.

PO7: Graduates will have an idea about the impact of process on the environment and resource management.

PO8: Graduates will have the knowledge of professional and ethical responsibilities.

PO9: Graduates will have the ability to work as a member of multidisciplinary teams and have an understanding of team leadership.

PO10: Graduates will have the communication skills in English language in verbal and written and also graphical form to convey their innovative ideas in an effective way at various forums.

PO11: Graduates will have the knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12: Graduates will be able to recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadcast context of technological change.

Faculty

Sl. No. Name PAN No. Qualification Area of Specialization Designation Date of Joining Date on which Designated as Professor/ Associate Professor Currently Associated Nature of Association If contractual mention Full time or Part time Date of Leaving
1.
Dr.Abbas Mohaideen
AJJPM6214G M.TECH ,PHD Chemical Engg Professor and Head 02.09.2016 02.09.2016 Yes Regular - -
2.
Ms.S.P.Shanmuga Priya
DLKPS9459F M.E. Environmental Engg Program Coordinator 19.07.2007 04.06.2018 Yes Regular - -
3.
Mr.L.Packiaraja
BRQPP5936G M.TECH Ceramic Engg Assistant Professor 01.08.2007 Yes Regular - -
4.
Mr.S.Lenin Prabhu
CQTPS2344J M.TECH Chemical Engg Assistant Professor 24.08.2009 Yes Regular - -
5.
Mr.Antony Angelo Trinito.X
AKUPA1177C M.TECH Petroleum Refining Petrochemical Assistant Professor 24.09.2012 Yes Regular - -
6.
Mr.Jai Ganesh V
AVEPJ6339A M.TECH Chemical Engg Assistant Professor 07.05.2013 Yes Regular - -
7.
Ms.M.T.Beevi Fathima
BWMPB2885B M.TECH Chemical Engg Assistant Professor 24.06.2013 Yes Regular - -
8.
Mrs A.Yogasri
AKMPY1340B M.TECH Chemical Engg Assistant Professor 01.07.2016 Yes Regular - -
9.
Mrs.A.S.Anitha
APAPA7146Q M.E Environmental Engg Assistant Professor 25.07.2016 Yes Regular - -
10.
Mrs.Cynthia Sheba Johnson
ALUPJ4816A M.E Environmental Engg Assistant Professor 07.10.2019 - Yes Regular - -
11.
Dr.Rajesh Nithyanandam Rajasekaran
AGEPN8149D M.TECH,PH.D Environmental Engg Professor 21.02.2020 - Yes Regular - -
12.
Dr.Sivamani S
CSGPS7842L M.TECH,PH.D Chemical Engg Associate Professor 21.02.2020 - Yes Regular - -

Programme

Duration:


4 years (Regular) / 3 years (Lateral Entry)

No. of Semesters:


8 (Regular) / 6 (Lateral Entry)

Intake / No. of Seats:


Total - 45 (Government - 23, Management - 22)

Eligibility:


10+2 system of Education. Must have secured a pass in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in the qualifying examination.
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Curriculum & Syllabus:


2013 Regulation

2017 Regulation

Scope for Higher Studies:


Duration:


2 years

No. of Semesters:


4

Intake / No. of Seats:


Total - 18 (Government - 9, Management - 9)

Eligibility:


As per the Anna University and AICTE Norms.
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Curriculum & Syllabus:


2017 Regulation

Scope for Higher Studies:


  • Ph.D.

infrastructures

Laboratories

  • Description No of Rooms Total Area (m2)
    Class Rooms UG - 3, PG - 2 --
    Faculty Rooms HOD - 1, Faculty - 1 --
    Department Library 1 --
    R & D Cell 1 --
    Laboratories 4 --

MASS TRANSFER LABORATORY

Objective:

To train the students to develop sound working knowledge on different types of mass transfer equipments.

  • Steam Distillation | Liquid-Liquid Extraction In a Packed Tower | Wetted Wall Column. | Packed Bed Absorption | Open Pan Evaporator. | Batch Fluid Bed Dryer. | Bubble Cap Distillation Column. | Vacuum Dryer. | Tray Dryer. | Agitated Batch Crystallizer. | Diffusion in Air. | Swanson Walker Crystallizer.
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    CHEMICAL REACTION ENGINEERING LABORATORY

    Objective:

    To enable the students to learn the gas-solid catalytic and non-catalytic reactors and gas-liquid reactors.

  • Isothermal Batch Reactor | RTD Studies in Plug Flow Reactor. | CSTR. | RTD Studies in CSTR.
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    FLUID MECHANICS LABORATORY

    Objective:

    To learn experimentally to calibrate flow meters, find pressure loss for fluid flows and determine pump characteristics. The following Equipments are available in the laboratory

  • Fluidized Bed Column. | Centrifugal/Reciprocating/Gear pump characteristics | Drag studies and efflux time studies
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    MECHANICAL OPERATIONS LABORATORY

    Objective:

    To enable the students to develop a sound working knowledge on different types of crushing equipments and separation characteristics of different mechanical operation separators

  • Jaw Crusher | Ball Mill | Rotary Vacuum Filter. | Plate And Frame Filter.
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    TECHNICAL ANALYSIS LABORATORY

    Objective:

    To train the students on basic principles involved in estimation and characterization of industrially important materials. The following Equipments are available in the laboratory

  • Digital PH Meter. | Potentiometer. | Spectrophotometer. | Refractometer. | Digital Thermal meter. | Turbidity Meter | Colorimeter
  • PROCESS CONTROL AND SIMULATION LABORATORY

    Objective:

    The following Equipments are available in the laboratory

  • Two Tank Non Interacting System. | Two Tank Interacting System. | PLC Trainer. | Control Valve Characteristics. | Cascade Control Trainer. | Temperature Control Trainer | Flow Control Trainer. | Level Control Trainer | Pressure Control Trainer. | Pneumatic P+I Controller
  • HEAT TRANSFER LABORATORY

    Objective:

    To enable the students to develop a sound working knowledge on different types of heat transfer equipments. The following Equipments are available in the laboratory

  • Open Pan Evaporator | Agitated Vessel
  • PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY

    Objective:

    To improve the practical knowledge on the properties and characteristics of solvents and mixtures.

  • Conductivity meter | Stalagmo meter | Beckman thermo meter | Polarimeter | viscometer
  • Rank Holders

    B.Tech. - Chemical Engineering

    • Academic Year Student Name Rank
      2017-18 Israth fathima M 27
      2017-18 Roshan shabeeha M 31
      2015-16 Pandi selvam T 18
      2015-16 Dhuvaragan SH 23
      2015-16 Rajajagadeeswaran R 40
      2015-16 Arun kumar A 50
      2013-14 Abdur rahman M 32
      2013-14 Menagga K 34
      2013-14 Arockia raja P 41

    M.E - Structural Engineering

    • Academic Year Student Name Rank
      2017-18 Saranya devi K 35
      2017-18 Vaijeyanthi D 41
      2016-17 Cibilakshmi G 7
      2016-17 Rajeswari G 24
      2015-16 Mahanandhini R 22
      2015-16 Ranjini selvameenal A 43
      2015-16 Arunya S 50

    Faculty

    TEACHING STAFF

    • Sl No. STAFF NAME DEGREE DESIGNATION
      1 Ms. S.P. Shanmuga Priya M.E., Associate Professor
      2 Mr.L. Packiaraja M.Tech Associate Professor
      3 Mr.S.Lenin Prabhu M.Tech Assistant Professor
      4 Mr.Antony Angelo Trinito.X M.Tech Assistant Professor
      5 Mr.V. Jaiganesh M.Tech Assistant Professor
      6 Ms.M.T.Beevi Fathima M.Tech Assistant Professor
      7 Mr.P. Sathishkumar M.Tech Assistant Professor
      8 Mr.P.Kannan M.Tech Assistant Professor
      9 Mrs A.Yogasri M.Tech Assistant Professor
      10 Mrs.A.S. Anitha M.Tech Assistant Professor